2013 is the year of Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Sindelfingen production started
Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen plant, a state of the art manufacturing unit which has come up at an investment of â‚¬1 billion is where the companyâ€™s new S Class sedan has recently entered production. The new plant has been under construction since 2011 with around â‚¬350 million invested in construction of body shop, another â‚¬130 million invested in press shop and close to â‚¬70 million in assembly.
2014 S Class will sport outstanding safety features and autonomous driving facilities and will be the first production vehicle that will be able to drive itself. It will have a total of 26 sensors situated all around the vehicle to help monitor the vehicleâ€™s surroundings while they work in conjuncture with active braking system to alert the driver in case of an impending danger of crash.
Daimler is investing around â‚¬1 billion at the site in 2013
Dr Dieter Zetsche: “2013 is the year of the S-Class. We are driving forward our model offensive in the luxury segment.”
Andreas Renschler: “Our production is breaking the mould: we made it fit for the future by implementing numerous new processes for manufacturing the S-Class.”